Barred Rock Roos or Pullets, I can't tell.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BigZ, May 6, 2011.

  1. BigZ

    BigZ Out Of The Brooder

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    I have these two in question. The third bird I have is most likely a roo. The two in question are posted below. They were bought in a straight run mixed chicks display at a local feed store. They were bred at Dunlap.

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  2. Chickmate

    Chickmate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It really helps to compare a pullet and a roo. The pullets have much more black coloring and their feet have a black wash over the yellow. The roos have much more white coloring and yellow legs and feet. First picture shows a rooster on the left and two pullets on the right. See how much darker the pullets are? Second picture shows two pullets in front and two roos in back. Without seeing more pictures or being able to see their feet better, I'd say those are two roos.

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  3. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    those are both boys...[​IMG] Not sure if you wanted to hear that...
     
  4. BigZ

    BigZ Out Of The Brooder

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    Was kind of hoping one was a pullet as I won't be keeping roos. Thanks for the replies though.
     
  5. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pullet

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    yours look like roos...sorry!
     
  6. BigZ

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    I'm still amazed at the comb development variances, but never the less feel you are probably right as the birds coloring is consistent in all three.
     

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